Various clips from the Prelinger Archives are reedited into a new film exploring the aspect of motion in film. Created for John Mann's "Lost and Found Film" course at Johns Hopkins University. Topics: motion, film, prelinger, remix, reedit, reedited, clipfilms, Prelinger Archives, lost and found... Source: http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger
From the makers of Amid the Dead (also available on the Internet Archive) comes an experimental video about loss of identity. A young woman puts on the Wrong Coat and is driven to madness by a carny who slums around abandoned industrial sites. Stop motion sequences, an atmospheric original soundtrack, and a sinister climax of fire & animal suits make The Wrong Coat a memorable viewing experience. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: experimental, experimental video, surrealism, madness, philadelphia, overcoat, dancing animals,...
A collection of ephemeral films - from consumerism to communism to atomic testing to safety. All footage drawn from the Prelinger Archives. Topics: Motion pictures (Experimental), United States (History and culture)
PANORAMA EPHEMERA (2004, 89:35 min., color and black and white) is a collage of sequences drawn from a wide variety of ephemeral (industrial, advertising, educational and amateur) films, touring the conflicted landscapes of twentieth-century America. The films' often-skewed visions construct an American history filled with horror and hope, unreeling in familiar and unexpected ways. PANORAMA EPHEMERA focuses on familiar and mythical activities and images in America (1626-1978). Many creatures... ( 23 reviews ) Topics: United States (History and culture), Animals, Motion pictures (Experimental)